World Vision Assembles Top Business Leaders For CSR Summit In Cebu


TIP’s Pollution-Powered Battery Lights Up The Way For A Cleaner Lake

Researchers from the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) developed a battery that literally lights up the path of fisherfolks and cleans the polluted water from where they get their livelihood, at the same time.

More Soccsksargen Folks To Benefit From Agri Community Pantry

The DA in Soccsksargen has tapped local companies and other stakeholders to deliver more food supplies and other basic necessities to residents who are hit hard by the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.

Building Brand Authenticity Through Regenerative Thinking

'Sustainability' is said to be the key for business sectors to combat the consequences of global warming, especially in the Philippines.

Cagayan’s ‘Cross In The Sky’ Now Open To Local Devotees

The 16-meter-high “Cross in the Sky,” perched atop the 50-meter-high Black Hill at the People’s Integrated Agri-tourism Center in Cagayan is now open to local residents.

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Philippines, World Vision, a child-focused humanitarian organization, mounted the virtual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit in Cebu, participated by top business leaders from the region.

In May 2020, Cebu City officially recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country.

To help the country in its battle against this global health crisis, companies came up with CSR programs to support the most vulnerable children and communities during this challenging period. These initiatives aim to improve health facilities, support the frontliners, and provide food and financial assistance to affected communities.

CSR Summit in Cebu, which was hosted by World Vision ambassador Gelli Victor and streamed live on World Vision’s official Facebook page last March 23, 2021, highlighted the impactful works of the companies for the region and shared their experiences and learnings during the pandemic.

The event, the second leg of last year’s virtual CSR Summit, was participated by distinguished business leaders from Cebu, including Mr. Felix Taguiam of Cebu Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Ms. Cecile Alcantara of Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, Mr. Aaron Que of Golden Prince Hotel & Suites, Ms. Riella Guioguio of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc., Mr. Walter Cang of Rotary Club of Cebu, and Ms. Trixie Suarez of Singapore School Cebu.

CSR Summit in Cebu centered on the different Corporate Social Responsibility programs implemented by the participating businesses, and their impact on the most vulnerable sectors of society during the pandemic. It also discussed the important role of the private sector and civil society in terms of fostering and creating partnerships to bring greater social impact to many communities in need.

“Corporate social responsibility programs impact our country’s development. As shared by our speakers during the World Vision CSR Summit in Cebu, working with communities allow them to offer strategic and relevant support to vulnerable families and children especially in this very difficult time”, shared Mr. Rommel Fuerte, World Vision National Director.

“With their help, we are hopeful that we can sustain uplifting the lives of millions of children. We do this by implementing programs on health and nutrition, education, child protection, livelihood, relief and emergency response, values and spiritual nurture. Thank you for your trust in World Vision. Together with the government, the private sector, other NGOs and individual partners, let us be one for children”, Mr. Fuerte added.

World Vision would like to thank the following event partners—Ardent Communications, Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc., JCI Cebu, JCI Plaridel del Pilar, Public Relations Society of the Philippines, and Rotary Club of Cebu.

To know more about World Vision and its other initiatives, you may visit or follow World Vision’s official social media pages /worldvisionph on Facebook, @worldvisionphl on Instagram, and @worldvisionph on Twitter.

Grab PH, Rexona Team Up To Honor The Hardwork And Dedication Of Ka-Grab Delivery-Partners

Grab Philippines and Rexona will launch the Grab X Rexona Hero Movers Rides Program to honor the ‘kayod’ of our delivery-partners!

New NKTI Modular Hemodialysis Facility Launched

A new modular hemodialysis facility was launched at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) in Quezon City which has 20 dialysis stations that can service up to 60 patients per day.

“Iba Yan” Features The Many Faces Of Motherhood This Sunday

Stories of love and sacrifice will move viewers as "Iba Yan" features the different faces of motherhood in celebration of Mother's Day this Sunday.

realme Philippines To Launch First 108MP Smartphone On May 11 With 8 Series

realme, the Philippines’ dares Filipinos to capture infinity with the most anticipated launch of the new realme 8 Series coming out in the Philippines to date!

MyTown: Staff Housing Boosts Demand For Co-Living

MyTown, the largest co-living brand in the Philippines, had seen a significant increase in corporate partnerships for staff housing over the last 12 months.

BARMM Starts Construction Of Isolation Hub In Army Camp

The BARRM has started the construction of a PHP11.24-million Covid-19 isolation facility for the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) inside their camp.

Rabiya Ready To Wow With ‘Hala Bira’ Walk In “Miss U” Pageant Live On A2Z

MUP 2020 Rabiya Mateo is ready to strut her stuff with her signature 'hala bira' walk in the upcoming "69th Miss Universe Competition" via ABS-CBN's A2Z live!

Netflix And Riot Games Bring League Of Legends To TV With Animated Event Series Arcane

The animated event series Arcane is set to premiere on Netflix worldwide in Fall 2021.

Inoculation Is Love For Self, Others: Jab Recipients

A registered nurse shares the story of her contribution to the country's goal to beat the dreaded disease by getting inoculated.

PLDT Enterprise Continues Free Fiber Upgrade Program

PLDT Enterprise has announced its continued commitment to service customers’ growing digital needs through a fiber upgrade program at no added cost to its subscribers.